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cramping a week before period

By February 22, 2012 - 10:37pm
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Hi. I was just wondering if i should take a pregnancy test. I have been cramping for about three days now. I don't start my period for another week. My breasts are pretty sore had they have been sore for about two weeks now. I don't normally have cramps and if i do i only get them the night before i start my period. I could really use some help please.

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Hi anon12345123,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  It all depends if you had unprotected sex during your fertile days.  A woman usually ovulates day 11-21 of a cycle, counting from the first day of your period.  If your period is not due until another week, you might want to wait until then to take a pregnancy test.  Cramping can also be part of PMS. 

Here are some links that might be helpful






February 23, 2012 - 4:30am
(reply to Anonymous)

Thanks. I probably will take one if my period is late.

February 23, 2012 - 6:08am
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